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Southampton Hospital’s merger with Stony Brook complete, officials celebrate ‘new era’ in East End health care

Hospital, university and government officials gathered yesterday on the Stony Brook Southampton campus to celebrate “a new vision for East End medicine” and commemorate Southampton “joining the Stony Brook Medicine healthcare system.”

State approves cardiac cath lab at Southampton Hospital

Southampton Hospital has received approval from the New York State Department of Health to create a cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology laboratory at its Audrey and Martin Gruss Heart and Stroke Center.
Outside the PBMC ER this afternoon

PBMC granted provisional level III trauma center status by state health department

Peconic Bay Medical Center has been granted provisional status as a level III trauma center by the N.Y. State Department of Health.

Bucking staff recommendation, health committee approves cardiac cath labs for both Riverhead and Southampton

A state public health committee today decided to ignore the recommendations of department of health staff, which picked Peconic Bay Medical Center as the sole East End site for a cardiac catheterization lab.

A ‘race’ for East End cardiac cath lab: State to decide between Peconic Bay and Southampton for much-needed facility

“We are in a race to get a cardiac cath lab in the Town of Riverhead,” Supervisor Sean Walter said last week. The state health department will approve only one cardiac cath lab on the East End, he said, but both PBMC and Southampton Hospital have applications pending for cardiac catheterization facilities.

Riverhead Free Library to host a series of tick information programs

Southampton Hospital's Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center has arranged a series of programs covering education about and prevention of tick-borne diseases, the Alpha-gal meat allergy and a program aimed at teaching children about tick safety to be held at the Riverhead Public Library.